Two of them were Welsh Nationalism. In spring 1936 Thomas met Caitlin Macnamara (b.
Although writing exclusively in the English language Thomas has been acknowledged as one of the most important Welsh poets of the 20th century. Thomas died on 9 November 1953 and his body was returned to Wales where he was buried at the village churchyard in Laugharne. In the 1950s Thomas travelled to America where his readings brought him a level of fame though his erratic behaviour and drinking worsened.